Pre High: 140/90
Food that lowers Blood Pressure:
Dairy, Flaxseed, Chocolate, Olive Oil, Beets, Pistachios, Pomegranate, Fatty Fish, Whole Grains, Hibiscus.
Desirable: less than 200 mg
Borderline High: 200-239
LDL / Optimal: < 100 mg
Very High: 240+
HDL / The higher the better. Low: 40 or<
Best: 60 and over
Food that lowers Cholesterol: Oats, Barley and other whole grans, Beans, Eggplant and Okra, Nuts, Vegetable oils, Apples, grapes, strawberries, citrus fruit, Fatty fish, Fiber supplements.
Ideal Level: 150 mg or less
Very High: 500+
Food to avoid if you have high Triglycerides: Starchy Veggies, Baked beans with sugar or pork added, Too much fruit, Alcohol, Canned fish packed in oil, Coconut, Starchy Foods, Sugary Drinks, Honey or Maple Syrup, Baked Goods, High Fat Meat, Butter or Margarine,
Early morning: Ideal level: 100 or below
High: 121 or above
Two hours after dinner: Ideal level: Below 128
Food that can help you lower blood glucose: Magnesium-rich Leafy Greens such as: Kale, spinach, romaine, turnip green and collards. Seeds: Chia, flax, sunflower, pumpkin, hemp. Cacao no more than 2 oz. per day. Almond, Whole grains and meat focusing on white meat and fish.
Maurice Saliba is a highly recognized motivational speaker and trainer. He has been featured on many well-known programs about how to stay healthy and beat disease in its tracks. After 30 years of owning health and personal training studios, Maurice Saliba founded Hope 80/20 knowing that he needed to create a large-scale solution for the health burdens of our communities and corporations.